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Canoe Stern Piece

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Object Number:
P2320
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Maori
Provenience:
New Zealand
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Description:
War canoe stern post. This is the small type with sharp angle at the top. It has two ribs, a human figure on the base, a schematic manaia grasping the ribs. The figure is a stylized naturalistic figure with concentration on eyes and nose, it has a small knot on top of the head. Decoration on the ribs is by rolling spirals and the base of the ribs are carried as smooth bodies with a median ridge. Style is south Taranaki to Whonganin.
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark
Other Number:
9547   -   Oldman Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 218
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